88177 Sir Robert Dalrymple ARBUTHNOT, 9 Queen's Royal Lancers

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    Major ARBUTHNOT, SIR ROBERT DALRYMPLE
    Service Number 88177
    Died 30/06/1944
    Aged 24
    9th Queen's Royal Lancers, Royal Armoured Corps
    6th Bt. Son of Brigadier-General Sir Dalrymple Arbuthnot, C.M.G., D.S.O., 5th Bt., and Lady (Alice Maud) Arbuthnot, of Ludlow, Shropshire. M.A. (Cantab.).

    INSCRIPTION: IN THY PRESENCE IS FULNESS OF JOY PS. XVI. 11
    Buried at JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, CHOUAIN
    Location: Calvados, France
    Number of casualties: 47
    Cemetery/memorial reference: Row A. 16.
    See cemetery plan
     
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    Officers of the British Army 1939-1945 -- A

    Arbuthnot,
    Sir Robert Dalrymple;
    6th Baronet of Edinburgh, cr. 1823, succ. 1941
    R.D. Arbuthnot
    Eldest son (with one brother) of Brig.Gen. Sir Dalrymple Arbuthnot, 5th Bt, CMG, DSO (1867-1941), and Alice Maude Arbuthnot (1880-1969).
    Brother of Capt. Sir Hugh Fitzgerald Arbuthnot, 7th Bt.
    Succeeded father 31.03.1941. 04.07.1919
    Chelsea district, Greater London / London / Middlesex
    -
    30.06.1944
    Normandy
    (KIA) [age 24]
    [Jerusalem War Cemetery, Chouain, France,]

    He was in Normandy as he was attached to the 24th Lancers at the time...

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    His brother...

    Arbuthnot,
    Sir Hugh Fitzgerald;
    7th Baronet of Edinburgh, cr. 1823, succ. 1944
    H.F. Arbuthnot
    Son (with one brother) of Brig.Gen. Sir Dalrymple Arbuthnot, 5th Bt, CMG, DSO (1867-1941), and Alice Maude Arbuthnot (1880-1969), daughter of Hugh Arbuthnot.
    Succeeded brother Sir Robert Dalrymple Arbuthnot, 6th Bt. 30.06.1944.
    Married 1st (17.08.1949, St Lawrence's Church, Ludlow) Elizabeth Kathleen Williams (30.08.1926 - 20.05.1972), eldest daughter of Sq.Ldr. George Gilbert Algernon Williams (1888-1965), and Kathleen Mary Ansell, of Curral Hall, Tenbury Wells; two sons, one daughter.
    Married 2nd (1977) Mrs David Grant, née Julia Grace Peake (12.07.1941 - ), only child of Lt.Col. Frederick Gerard "Pasha" Peake, CMG, CBE (1886-1970), and Elspeth Maclean Ritchie (1905-1967), of Hawkslee, St Boswells.
     
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